Name of Organization:              Committee to Study the Funding of Higher Education (SB 443)


Date and Time of Meeting:        January 27, 2000

9:30 a.m.


Place of Meeting:                      Grant Sawyer State Office Building

                                                Room 4401

                                                555 East Washington Avenue

                                                Las Vegas, Nevada


Note:    Some members of the committee may be attending the meeting, and other persons may observe the meeting and provide testimony, through simultaneous video broadcasts conducted at the following locations:


Nevada Legislative Building                              Great Basin College

Room 3138                                                      Lundberg Hall, Room 4

            401 South Carson Street                                  1500 College Parkway

                        Carson City, Nevada                                        Elko, Nevada


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                                                                   A G E N D A


      A.     Roll call.


     *B.     Approve Committee minutes from the November 30, 1999, meeting.


      C.     Overview of consultant contracts and deliverable status – Brian Burke,

               Legislative Counsel Bureau, Fiscal Analysis Division


    *D.     Consultant status and deliverable reports

                 1)    Dr. William Pickens, consultant

                        a.  Status report

                        b.  Formula state listing

                        c.  General fund comparison report

               2)      Dr. Larry Leslie, consultant

                        a.  Status report

                        b.  Report on potential peers for on-site review


       E.     Report on the working group representatives who will participate in on-site peer

               visits – Brian Burke, Legislative Counsel Bureau, Fiscal Analysis Division


     *F.     Business Officers’ status report – Dr. Tom Anderes, Interim Chancellor, University and Community College System of Nevada


      G.     Responses to previous Committee discussions/inquiries – Brian Burke, Legislative Counsel Bureau, Fiscal Analysis Division

               1)      Equity Report – Response received from Dr. Layzell of MGT of America, Inc., letter dated December 7, 1999.

               2)      Savings Incentive Plans.


      H.     Public Testimony.


        I.     Schedule for next meeting(s).


        J.     Adjournment.


*Denotes items on which the committee may take action.


Note:       We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Fiscal Analysis Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89701, or call Joi Davis, at (775) 684-6823, as soon as possible.


Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, Room 1214, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street.  Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations: Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway; Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue.